Adina Sommer
Adina Sommer
I am a medical student in my 5th year at RWTH Aachen University and I am part of the research group of Prof. Dr. Ute Habel. My direct supervisor is Jun. Prof. Dr. Lisa Wagels. For my doctoral thesis, I investigate differences between alcohol-dependent patients and healthy controls regarding aggressive behavior and anger reactions in a social and non-social provocation context
Maria Elisabeth Frenzel
Maria Elisabeth Frenzel
I am studying medicine in my 4th year at RWTH Aachen University, and I am part of the research group of Professor Mathiak. For my doctoral thesis, I am working on a fMRI-/EEG- and MR-spectroscopy-based study that investigates the connection of the auditory mismatch negativity response with the NMDA and GABA-concentration and impulsivity in patients with schizophrenia.
Shari David
Shari David
I just completed my medical studies at the RWTH Aachen University in November 2021. Now I am planning to finish my doctoral thesis which I started in November 2019 as part of the research group of Prof. Dr. Kathrin Reetz. My focus lays on examining the positive impact of fitness and fitness changes in modulating the progression of Alzheimer’s diseases, i.e. in its potential to hinder cognitive decline, as a treatment option of neuropsychiatric symptoms and to hamper atrophy of brain regions in MRI acquisitions in the context of a six-month sports intervention.
Kirsten Ulrich
Kirsten Ulrich
After finishing my studies in dentistry at the RWTH Aachen University this year, I started my doctoral thesis in the research group of Prof. Ute Habel. For my doctoral thesis, I am working on a study that investigates the impulsive and aggressive decision-making behavior in patients with borderline personality disorder and major depressive disorder.
Semiha Apaydin
Semiha Apaydin
I am currently studying medicine in my 4th year at the RWTH Aachen University and I am working within the research group of Prof. Kerstin Konrad in the child and adolescent psychiatry department. In the course of my doctoral thesis I am investigating the brain-to-brain synchronicity of high risk mother-child-dyads using fNIRS to furthermore understand and break the intergenerational cycle of abuse
Felizia Langer
Felizia Langer
I am a medical student in my 5th year at RWTH Aachen University and I am part of the research group of Professor Mathiak. For my doctoral thesis, I am working on a fMRI- and EEG-based study that investigates the role of auditory mismatch negativity response as a biomarker of NMDA receptor function and impulsivity in patients with schizophrenia.
Clara Padis
Clara Padis
I am currently studying medicine in my 6th year at the RWTH Aachen University. I started my doctoral thesis in December 2020 as part of the working group of Professor Mathiak. For my doctoral thesis, I investigate the correlation of resting-state connectivity with symptom severity in traumatized individuals with refugee experience from Arab cultural background.